Rupert Murdoch

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Rupert Murdoch

Keith Rupert Murdoch (born March 11, 1931) is an Australian American global media executive and is the controlling shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation, based in New York. Beginning with newspapers, magazines and television stations in his native Australia, Murdoch expanded News Corp into British and American media, and in recent years has become a leading investor in satellite television, the film industry, the Internet, and other forms of media. Murdoch's daughter Elisabeth is married to Matthew Freud who is the great-grandson of Sigmund Freud.

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Rupert Murdoch has always been a true friend of the Jewish people and of the state of Israel.

Abraham Foxman, 2007, ADL of B'nai B'rith.[1]

The Jewish national cause is one that is extremely important to me, to my family, and to my company. We're also in Israel because of my faith in the integrity and worthiness of the Zionist undertaking. I have been accused of being pro-Israel, pro-Zionist, pro-Jewish -- charges to which I plead guilty.

Rupert Murdoch, 1997, upon receiving "Humanitarian of the Year" from the United Jewish Appeal.


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